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Stress, self-esteem, health and work

Simon L. Dolan

Palgrave Macmillan 2006, 288 s. ISBN 0230006426
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This book distinctively links together the issues of stress, self- esteem, health and work as a way to develop individual and organizational strategies for dealing with stress. It proposes an innovative concept of organizational self- esteem and a new philosophy for managing companies in order to create an establishment that is healthy emotionally, economically and ethically.
Introduction Work, Stress and Health: An Overview Models and Concepts in Understanding Occupational Stress Self-Esteem and Stress: A Critical Analysis Why Does Occupational Stress Occur? Antecedents and Consequences Individual Strategies for Managing Occupational Stress Organisational Strategies for Managing Occupational Stress Corporate Self-esteem, Stress and Organisations of the Future
Author Biographies
SIMON L. DOLAN is full Professor of Work Psychology and Human Resource Management at ESADE, Barcelona, Spain. He obtained his doctorate at the Carlson Graduate School of Management, the University of Minnesota and taught for over 25 years in Montreal at the Universities of Montreal and McGill. He is the former President and Co-founder of the International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values (ISSWOV) and the co-author of more than 26 books in management and organizational psychology. Through his Montreal-based consulting firm, Gestion MDS Management Inc. he has consulted hundreds of organizations in North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East in the areas of human resource management, performance enhancement and management of change.